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9 December 2013: Electrical control of single atom magnets
The energy needed to change the magnetic orientation of a single atom
– which determines its magnetic stability and therefore its usefulness
in a variety of future device applications – can be modified by varying
the atom’s electrical coupling to nearby metals.
28 November 2013: GREAT3 challenges researchers to find new methods for measuring weak gravitational lensing
Think you can figure out a way to unlock one of the biggest secrets of the universe? The recently launched third Gravitational Lensing Accuracy Testing challenge (GREAT3) is giving researchers the opportunity to do just that. More...
22 November 2013: MAPS wins funding for two Centres for Doctoral Training
The Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences is delighted to announce that it has won funding for two EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training (out of seven awarded to UCL). More...
18 November 2013: UCL top in research council income
UCL researchers and those who support their grant applications to research councils are to be congratulated, writes Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research). More...
14 November 2013: Quantum state world record smashed
5 November 2013: Designer Piercings: New membrane pores with DNA nanotechnology
4 November 2013: Roots of earthquakes explained
30 October 2013: First results from world’s most sensitive dark matter detector
29 October 2013: Striking research images sought for UCL competition
28 October 2013: New material for quantum computing discovered out of the blue
11 October 2013: Iron in the Earth’s core weakens before melting
11 October 2013: ExoMars Rover uses PanCam to explore Atacama Desert
8 October 2013: Peter Higgs & François Englert win Nobel Prize for Physics
7 October 2013: The shocking truth about solar eruptions
4 October 2013: New X-ray vision can reveal internal structure of objects
3 October 2013: Winners of Faculty Teaching Award announced
1 October 2013: Raman Prinja commended for children's science book
19 September 2013: Prof David Alexander wins research award
12 September 2013: News updates from the European Planetary Science Congress
9 September 2013: Another Way of Seeing: contemporary art responds to astronomy
6 September 2013: Reflecting on Earth's albedo
4 September 2013: Historic space pictures published online for the first time
3 September 2013: UK scientists begin 5 year quest to solve cosmic detective puzzle
19 August 2013: Festival of the Planets comes to London
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